FRC Weekly Articles

Do you know the risks of alcohol use?

09/17/2022
Cathy Brownfield

Generations of young people have consumed alcohol as they “experiment” along their journey to find their way to adulthood, to independence. Some consider it a ‘rite of passage,’ something the youth will outgrow sooner or later.

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Do you remember?

09/10/2022
Cathy Brownfield

Do you remember where you were, what you were doing, Sept. 11, 2001 when you heard about the attacks on our way life, physically felt in New York City, at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and in a field in western Pennsylvania within an hour of us? Do you recall your reactions to the event? Outrage, fear, cocooning, holding close the people you loved. That was 21 years ago this weekend. Babies born that year are all grown up now, and look at what they have faced with the rest of us since late 2019.

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Not a normal stress response

09/03/2022
Cathy Brownfield

Someone who is always curious about the next happening down the road and, no matter what comes along, is persistent about putting one foot in front of the other, may find it difficult to understand why someone else might not see things from that perspective, that someone they know, love or care about might be in a very dark place with no hope. I’ve heard some people ask, “How do people hold on if they don’t have God?”

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International awareness day observed at FRC

08/27/2022
Cathy Brownfield

According to information from the National Safety Council (NSC), “A person is more likely to die from an accidental opioid overdose than from a motor vehicle crash.”

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FASD: What is known 50 years later

08/20/2022
Cathy Brownfield

Babies are so precious. If you are a parent, or about to become one, you know how much you have thought about what the future holds for that tiny being that grows so quickly right in front of your eyes. You want to get it right. But you know that sometimes all you can do is your best and hope it’s enough.

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